Research paper assignments: The research paper is about examining and synthesizing one scientific psychology journal article of your choice. For each research article there must be 1-2 hypotheses, or 1-2 questions, in the scientific journal article. Use of magazine articles, newspaper articles, and websites will NOT be accepted.
While not a complete list, examples of professional and scientific psychology journal articles would be: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Research in Personality, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Archives of General Psychiatry, Child Development, Child Psychology, Psychological Science, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Health Psychology, Law and Human Behavior, Psychology, Public Policy and the Law, Psychology of Violence, Psychology of Women’s Quarterly, British Journal of Psychology, Journal of Positive Psychology, Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Psychology and Aging. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Educational Psychology, Sports, Exercise and Performance Psychology, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Addiction, etc.
(Examples of sources for journal impact scores and listings:https://www.scimagojr.com/journalrank.php?category=3201;https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/resources/impact-factors.aspx ).
The format should be in essay form addressing each of the questions below and be approximately 4-6 pages, double-spaced 1inch margins, using a standard font (e.g., Times New Roman, Arial, Cambria). You may use subheadings if it aids in the organization and flow of your paper. The article must be referenced at the end of your paper in American Psychological Association (APA) format (review format on line and or summary sheets posted on Blackboard). Note the questions below follow the general format of a research article (Introduction, Methods, Results, Limitations, Discussion/Conclusion, Reference).
The student is to answer the following questions from the journal article for both assignments:
If possible please choose the journal article about Emotions, Stress & Coping.